Tax-Free Savings Account
Tax-Free Savings AccountA Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a savings option that does not apply tax to the growth earned by the investment. This is unique from traditional savings accounts that does charge tax on the growth. Even in a Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) the growth is taxed when the money is withdrawn from the RSP. With a TFSA, no matter how much the investments earn, the growth will never be taxed.
Annual limit contribution: $7,000 per year*
- Flexibility and tax-free growth
- Unused contributions carried forward from year to year
- Contribution room is regained the year following a withdrawal
- Transferable to spouse/common-law partner upon death
- Does not affect eligibility for government sponsored retirement income programs
- Investment options that include a full range of funds and guaranteed interest options
Products that offer a TFSA
- Guaranteed Interest Account
- Pivotal Select
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Benefits of segregated funds in a TFSA File
This savings option allows you to grow your savings without ever paying tax on the growth within your account. This is different from traditional savings accounts where you are required to pay tax on the growth earned by your investment. (Available in PDF only).
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The newly offered Fidelity® Investments funds for Pivotal Select™ segregated funds invest in underlying mutual funds. (Available in PDF only)
Choosing the right account type File
There is no simple answer to the question, where should I save my money?
Facts & Figures File
TFSA Contribution Limits, RRSP Contribution Limits, TOP Marginal Tax Rates, Retirement Income Fund Minimum, Canada Pension Plan Benefits. (Available in PDF only).
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We all know a Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) is a great way to save for retirement. When we make an RSP contribution we receive an immediate tax refund.
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Tax-free money does exist, if you know where to look. File
The simple truth is that money accumulates over time.
Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) File
Whether your savings goals are short-term or long-term, a TFSA can help you fast-track your savings.
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|Tax-free means more savings
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|How to choose between an RSP and a TFSA
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|Benefits of segregated funds in a Tax-Free Savings Account
This savings option allows you to grow your savings without ever paying tax on the growth within your account. This is different from traditional savings accounts where you are required to pay tax on the growth earned by your investment.